Sports Update: Wilfried Zaha not leaving Crystal Palace, Aubameyang in trouble

Wilfried Zaha

Zaha: I’m not thinking about the future

Despite his contract coming to an end in the summer, Wilfried Zaha exclusively told Sky Sports he’s devoted to Crystal Palace and is refusing to speculate on his future.

Wilfried Zaha – whose contract expires in the summer – speaking on his future to Sky Sports:

“How many times have I seen my name next to transfer stuff – I never speak on these things. My contract is up when my contract is up and the only thing I am focused on is doing well for the club, that’s it. I take each day as it comes. I don’t know what will happen in the future. I can’t say this is my plan as I’m only fixated on what I’m going to do in training and then on Sunday [vs West Ham]. I’m very devoted to Palace and that’s all I’m thinking about.”

Arteta instructs Arsenal to sign Tielemans

Mikel Arteta has instructed the Arsenal hierarchy to sign Leicester midfielder Youri Tielemans in January, according to The Sun.

Arsenal are expected to back Arteta with signings this winter after his stunning start to the season, which has seen the Gunners lead the way at the top of the table.

Arteta has set his sights on Tielemans, who has entered the final year of his contract at Leicester and is valued at £40 million. 

Man Utd to enter Vlahovic race

Manchester United will rival Chelsea for the signing of Juventus striker Dusan Vlahovic, reports the Daily Telegraph.

United have identified the Serbia international, who is valued around the €100 mark, as a long-term replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo at Old Trafford.

Potter keen not to make Arsenal clash about Aubameyang

Chelsea manager Graham Potter says it will take more than just the burning incentive of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to beat Arsenal during the high noon London derby showdown at Stamford Bridge.

Aubameyang faces his former club for the first time since his acrimonious departure when Chelsea host the Premier league leaders on Sunday.

Mohamed Elneny, meanwhile, has said there are no egos allowed in the Arsenal dressing room – revealing players are “scared” to step out of line after Arteta axed Aubameyang.